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Cover for A tale of two zoos: tourism and zoos in the 21st century.

This chapter describes the experience of the Jersey Zoo and addresses the questions of (i) whether zoos are important in tourism, (ii) whether zoos differ from other tourism enterprises using captive animals, and (iii) whether zoos are capable of ensuring the good welfare and the well-being of...

Author(s)
Durrell, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391858)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing tourism's animal footprint.

This chapter considers the reasons behind the recent wave of announcements by various British travel companies that they are ceasing their promotion of certain commonplace animal attractions. While targeted campaigning, exposing animal exploitation and the 'naming and shaming' of specific companies ...

Author(s)
Turner, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391858)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal welfare - driving improvements in tourism attractions.

This book chapter discusses the strong links developed between tourism destinations and animal attractions, and for customers good animal welfare standards are becoming increasingly important. An increase in customer feedback relating to poor welfare standards are becoming significant. Animal...

Author(s)
Jenkinson, C.; Felton, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391858)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Interaction of health and behaviour problems in dogs.

Author(s)
Dube, M. B.; Asher, L.; Würbel, H.; Melotti, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The effects of both genetics and previous experience on livestock behaviour, handling and temperament.

Both genetics and previous experiences with handling will have an effect on the behaviour of cattle, sheep, pigs and other livestock. Cattle that become agitated in squeeze chutes or run out quickly (exit speed) have lower productivity and higher physiological measures of stress. There are...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consumer perceptions of poultry meat and eggs: bridging the gap between public perceptions and reality.

This chapter discusses the European market for poultry meat and eggs and presents a case study on the UK poultry industry which highlights: UK production and UK consumer perceptions of poultry meat and eggs. Topics on animal welfare, food safety, and bridging the gap between public perception and...

Author(s)
Parrott, P.; Walley, K.; Clarke, P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Modelling farm-level adaptations under external shocks.

This chapter focuses on a demonstration of linear programming-based models in capturing short-term farmer adaptations to meet market, climatic and other demands. Two examples are provided to show the application of optimizing farm-level models to identifying adaptation measures on the farm. These...

Author(s)
Shailesh Shrestha; Ahmadi, B. V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644288)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Report writing.

This chapter discusses the definition of an expert; requirements of an expert report; rules of reliability; elucidation; obligations of an expert; report bias; report structure and lucidity; accepting instructions; and comparison of jurisdictions (USA, UK and Australia).

Author(s)
Bailey, D.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642949)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal welfare.

This third edition of "Animal Welfare" has 407 pages and is divided into five parts. Part I, Issues, introduces the background and philosophy of the subject. Part II covers problems for animal welfare, starting in chapter 3 with the animal's interactions with its environment. The following four...

Author(s)
Appleby, M. C.; Olsson, I. A. S.; Galindo, F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
Type
Book
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Cover for Broiler chickens.

This chapter describes the intensive farming practices applied to broiler chickens in the USA and UK. Focus is given on the advantages (economic) and disadvantages (animal welfare and increased risk of disease spread) of the housing and feeding conditions in this farming system.

Author(s)
Harrison, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642840)
Type
Book chapter

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